Deli-diner hybrid in Chicago hits the spot
3:55 PM - December 12
Eleven City Diner has something for everyone, including healthier options and many gluten-free choices.
Sun, surf & San Diego
12:52 PM - December 12
Tired of the cold weather? Hop on a plane and head west, to the warm and sunny San Diego.
Note to relatives: Stop Christmas Expectation Syndrome
By Melissa Haak | Peanut Butter in my Hair
12:09 PM - December 12
The holidays with small kids are made especially tough when relatives pile on the guilt trip. Melissa Haak pleads,Just stop!
Chicago dad: I believe in Santa Claus because I believe in miracles
By | D.A.D. - Dad All Day
11:48 AM - December 12
When faced with the question of believing in Santa Claus, what do you do? David used the opportunity to explain why he believes in miracles.
Pinterest Christmas craft round-up
By | Pin It!
10:10 AM - December 12
The chilly temperatures forecast for this weekend make it a perfect weekend to stay inside and craft with the kids. Check out the idea Samantha Schultz found on Pinterest to get you started.
Chicago mom preserves cultural holiday traditions
By | Amanda Ortiz
10:09 AM - December 12
Chicago is a melting pot of different cultures. Amanda loves her mixed heritage and the hodgepodge of holiday traditions she celebrates with her family.
A family dilemma: The truth about Santa
4:06 PM - December 11
What happens when mom and dad don't agree about the magic of Santa? A compromise.
The magic of miniatures: Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle makeover at the Museum of Science and Industry
10:56 AM - December 11
Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle, a staple at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry since 1949, is getting a facelift. Specialists are working to preserve the castle - in full public view - turning it into an exhibit within an exhibit.
Chicago travels: Toronto with tweens and teens
By | Amy Bizzarri
10:08 AM - December 11
Hop a two-hour flight from Chicago to Toronto - Canada's cultural and entertainment hub - for a family travel adventure you won't soon forget.